Engine of Valsad-Puri Express catches fire, driver injured

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Bhopal, May 13: A train driver was today injured when the engine of the Valsad-Puri Express caught fire at Bhopal railway station.

No passenger was injured in the incident that took place at around 8.10 AM on platform number 4 of Bhopal Junction railway station when electric current spread in the engine due to some fault led to the fire, a spokesman of West Central Railway said.

Valsad-Puri Express engine catches fire

The injured assistant driver, identified as Rajendra Prasad, a resident of Ratlam, was initially admitted to the Railway Hospital, but later shifted to Chirayu Hospital where he was stated to be stable, West Central Railway's Bhopal division PRO I A Siddiqui told PTI.

The train later resumed its onward journey after the fault was rectified, he added.

PTI 

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